English (3110002)   Old Code : 2110002

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Vocabulary building
Introduction to Word Formation
Types of word formation processes: compounding, clipping, blending, derivation, creative respelling, coining and borrowing
Acquaintance with prefixes and suffixes Synonyms, antonyms, and standard abbreviations.
6
20 %
2
Phonetics:
IPA
Transcription
Introduction to different accents
4
10 %
3
Identifying Common Errors in Writing
Tenses
Subject-verb agreement
Noun-pronoun agreement
Misplaced modifiers
Articles
Prepositions
Modal Auxiliaries
Redundancies
6
20 %
4
Basic Writing Skills
Sentence Structures
Use of phrases and clauses in sentences
Importance of proper punctuation
Creating coherence
Organizing principles of paragraphs in documents
4
10 %
5
Nature and Style of Writing
Describing
Defining
Classifying
Writing introduction and conclusion
6
20 %
6
Writing Practices
Comprehension
Précis Writing
Letter Writing
Email etiquettes
Abstract
Memo writing
6
20 %